verb (used with object), lap·i·dat·ed, lap·i·dat·ing.
- lapel mike,
Origin of lapidate
Examples from the Web for lapidation
"Lapidation" is good; it is much more elegant than "stoning."A Tramp Abroad, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
By the way they passed a sward of green, on which sundry little boys were engaged upon the lapidation of a lame duck.The Caxtons, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
By the way they passed a sward of green, on which sundry little boys were engaged upon the lapidation, or stoning, of a lame duck.
verb (tr) literary
Word Origin for lapidate
"stoning to death," 1610s, from Latin lapidationem (nominative lapidatio), noun of action from past participle stem of lapidare "to throw stones at," from the stem of lapis "stone."